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‘Planet Earth: A Celebration’: How You Can Help


Planet Earth: A Celebration, the upcoming four-network television event, brings audiences the ultimate musical and wildlife thrill as it highlights eight of the most extraordinary sequences from BBC America’s impactful and Emmy-winning Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II. The broadcast will feature new narration from Sir David Attenborough. Additionally,  award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, Jacob […]

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Pop Culture Pulse: From the Return of ‘Top Gear’ to Dev Patel Doing Dickens

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Welcome to the latest Pop Culture Pulse, Anglophenia’s roundup of the top pop culture happenings of the month. Many of us will still be social distancing through August, at least for some of the time, so here are ten excellent ways to keep yourself entertained. 1. THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MOTORING SHOW RETURNS It’s back! Speed demons […]

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10 Things You Never Knew About Multi-Talented Richard Ayoade, Host of the Virtual BAFTA TV Awards

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Born in London to a Norwegian mother and Nigerian father, Richard Ayoade has become an unassuming powerhouse of British pop culture. Since he began his multifaceted career 20 years ago, he’s shown his comedy chops with roles in The IT Crowd and The Mighty Boosh, directed the highly acclaimed British indie films Submarine with Craig […]

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Andrew Scott Postpones Theater Performances to Undergo ‘Minor Surgery’ in Hospital

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Performances of Andrew Scott‘s live-streamed play, Three Kings, have been postponed to allow the actor to recover from “minor surgery.” London’s Old Vic theater – from where Scott was due to tread the boards for a global audience watching at home on Zoom – broke the news on Twitter Thursday evening, informing fans that the […]

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WATCH: Liam Neeson Is Back in Action in ‘Honest Thief’ Trailer

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An honest thief? Is Liam Neeson playing a modern-day Robin Hood? Not really, but that is a fun idea. He is in fact playing a reformed bank robber. In the new trailer for his action flick, called Honest Thief, his character narrates what he’s been up to of late, saying, “I’ve robbed twelve banks in […]

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Where Else Can You See the Emmy-Nominated Women of ‘Killing Eve’


We’re still missing season three of Killing Eve. But, with that said, three of the groundbreaking series’ stars — Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw — have all been nominated for 2020 Emmy Awards. So, while the series may have come to an end for now, the legacy of KE keeps going. Let’s take […]

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WATCH: Princess Anne Sweetly Coaches Her Mother Queen Elizabeth II on Video Conferencing

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If you’ve been using video conferencing in place of work meetings or to catch up with friends and family, then you know how tricky it can be. Someone might have their mute button on and not realize it. Or, sitting too low and not quite in the picture. And, British royals are not immune to […]

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Olivia Colman Launch Coronavirus Support Fund for U.K. Theater Professionals

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman, and theater producer Francesca Moody – who produced the original Fleabag stage show – have launched a support fund for U.K. theater creatives who are struggling financially due to coronavirus. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the support fund has already gathered $1.3 million (£1.0 million) in donations from a sizable list […]

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10 Memorable Stephen King Adaptations: From ‘The Green Mile’ to ‘Stand by Me’


With over 100 novels, novellas and short stories, award-winning author Stephen King has been dominating the horror/supernatural/sci-fi/fantasy genre for over half a century. The characters born of his genius (and hyperactive) imagination — telekinetic teens, shapeshifting clowns, ghost twins, and rabid Saint Bernards — have made for reliable, Grade-A nightmare fodder all throughout his career […]

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